Southlake, Texas


Southlake, Texas

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latd = 32 |latm = 56 |lats = 48 |latNS = N
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postal_code = 76092
area_code = 817
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Southlake is a city in northeastern Tarrant and southern Denton Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a suburb in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex [http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/bplive/2006/top25s/highincomes.html High Incomes - Top 25] - at CNN-Money Magazine - 2006] and is located near the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville, and Keller. The population was 21,519 at the 2000 census. Southlake is well known for its Southlake Town Square project, a shopping center located on State Highway 114 and Southlake Boulevard. A plan was approved in March 2005 that allowed the Town Square's area to be doubled.

Sabre Holdings, an S&P 500 company and owner of Travelocity, is headquartered in Southlake. Industial busineses include gasoline storage and distribution and concrete works.

Carroll High School (also known as Southlake Carroll High School), holds prestige for its athletic excellence.

Geography

Southlake is located at coor dms|32|56|48|N|97|8|43|W|city (32.946678, -97.145230)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 22.5 square miles (58.1 km²), of which, 21.9 square miles (56.7 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²) of it (2.45%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 21,519 people, 6,414 households, and 5,958 families residing in the city. The population density was 983.0 people per square mile (379.6/km²). There were 6,614 housing units at an average density of 302.1/sq mi (116.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.54% White, 1.39% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.79% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.67% of the population.

There were 6,414 households out of which 60.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 88.0% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.1% were non-families. 5.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.35 and the average family size was 3.48. The median price asked for a home is $437,800. 3,997 of the 6,602 occupied houses have nine or more rooms. 4,660 of the occupied houses have four or more bedrooms. 3,342 of the 6,602 occupied houses have two cars. 2,348 of these houses have three or more cars. 3,790 of these houses cost more than $300,000.

In the city the population was spread out with 37.1% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 3.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $131,549, and the median income for a family was $136,023. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $46,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $47,597. About 1.3% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Most of Southlake is in the Carroll Independent School District.This school district contains the following schools:

Elementary: Carroll Elementary School,Old Union Elementary School, Rockenbaugh Elementary School,Durham Elementary School, Johnson Elementary School.

Intermediate: Eubanks Intermediate School, Durham Intermediate School.

Middle: Dawson Middle School, Carroll Middle School.

High Schools: Carroll High School (9,10), Carroll Sr. High School (11,12).

Small portions of the city extend into the Northwest Independent School District and Keller Independent School District.

ister cities

* Tome, Miyagi, Japan

References

External links

* [http://www.ci.southlake.tx.us/ Southlake, Texas official site]
* [http://www.ourgreatcity.com/ Southlake Community Website]
* [http://www.southlakestyle.com/ Southlake Style, Southlake's Premier Lifestyle Magazine]
* [http://www.southlakechamber.com/ Southlake Chamber of Commerce]
* [http://www.carrolldragons.org/ Southlake Carroll Athletics Boosters]
* [http://www.southlakejournal.com The Southlake Journal newspaper]
* [http://www.southlaketownsquare.com/ Southlake Town Square]
* [http://www.nctcog.org/rd/city.asp?4005 North Central Texas Council of Governments Southlake page]
* [http://www.city-data.com/housing/houses-Southlake-Texas.html Southlake] - at City Data


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